Add Meaning to Your Gemstone Beads

Gemstone beads are far more than simply pretty things; for many centuries they have been used to symbolize particular qualities, being given or worn in an effort to achieve the desired outcome of love, luck or happiness. Precious stones also have a long history of being used at special occasions or events, for example to celebrate a wedding anniversary or month of birth. If you’re keen to find out more about the language of jewels, find out below the symbolism attached to common gems and see how you can give jewelry pieces which not only look spectacular, but also are popularly believed to attract good fortune or other positive characteristics. 


Jewelry is always a fantastic gift to show someone you care. Its beauty and permanence ensures that once given, it can last a lifetime, enabling the wearer to benefit from its enduring beauty as well as the sentimental value which a carefully chosen gemstone piece can command. The traditional gemstones which are used to symbolize love are numerous; rose quartz represents perennial, unconditional love while amethysts are thought to symbolize a deep, enduring love. To attract love, why not opt for gemstone beads made from lapis lazuli? 


Good health is a real benefit, so gemstone beads which are thought to protect against illness and promote well-being are always a popular option. Turquoise is widely believed to bring good health, as are jade, aquamarine and agate. Guard against accident or disease by wearing pieces set with coral or ruby stones. If someone is recovering from an illness and needs additional strength, then the garnet is thought to attract strength and also lift mood. If you want someone to enjoy good health, or would like to gift someone a special gemstone present which symbolizes vitality, there are plenty of appropriate choices available. 


The enormous appeal of gemstone beads means that giving them to someone special is a fantastic way of ensuring some happiness comes the way of the receiver. Any gemstone will give joy, but some are particularly noted for their ability to supposedly attract happiness. Beryl, amethysts, lapis lazuli and ruby are all thought to bring the benefit of happiness to those who wear them. 

Different countries and cultures attach varying characteristics to gemstone beads, so one jewel may have a multiplicity of virtues attributed to it. At Ratna Sagar Jewels you can easily access a wide variety of beautifully cut precious and semi-precious stones, each with its own special meaning and positive attributes. If you’re not sure what to select then the dedicated and knowledgeable staff at Ratna Sagar Jewels will be delighted to assist, enabling you to obtain premium gemstones which enable you to convey your feelings without words amazingly well.